This past summer, the heat arrived and the rain went away. All of Nebraska and about two-thirds of the United States was left in a crippling drought. The drought caused corn, Nebraska’s biggest cash-crop, to take a serious hit. Despite higher prices, the Nebraska Corn Board’s latest estimates are that Nebraska’s corn crop will be worth about $240 million less this year than last year’s.
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CWC 64 Arcadia 34
Loomis 46 S-E-M 29
Loup City 46 Anselmo-Merna 39
Mullen 30 SMC 17
Sutherland 55 Broken Bow 32
Broken Bow 62 Sutherland 37
Burwell 70 Sandhills/Thedford 43
Loomis 40 S-E-M 33
CWC 40 Arcadia 22
Loup City 60 Anselmo-Merna 31
Mullen 57 SMC 42
Sumner-Eddyville Miller opened its season against the Wolves from Loomis. The Wolves came away with the 46-29 victory. See the full story in the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Arcadia opened its basketball season Thursday night against Chambers Wheeler-Central. The Huskies held a 14-12 lead at halftime, but the Renegades opened up the second half on an 8-2 run and didn't look back, taking the game 40-22. See the full story in the next Custer County Chief.
ORD - - The trial of a former Ord man accused in the 1989 murder of Cathy Beard will proceed as scheduled - just not in Valley County. District Judge Karin Noakes sustained a motion by the defense for a change of venue, relocating the trial from Ord, the county seat of Valley County, to St. Paul, the county seat of Howard County.
In a unanimous decision, the Broken Bow City Council Tuesday authorized City Attorney Jason White to draw up an agreement between the city and Broken Bow Public Schools for the playground equipment at Custer School to stay put.
ARCADIA - - There are some area residents that are stepping up to help those effected by Hurricane Sandy.
Terina Trotter-Wortman is one of the those people from around the area that has dedicated her time and effort to come to the rescue of the thousands of people whoâ€™s lives were left in ruins due to the catastrophic disaster that left many on the Northeastern Seaboard without electricity, homes, and some escaping with just what they could carry or what they were wearing.
Landon and Elaine Kleeb are pleased to announce the arrival of their baby girl, Estelle Rae Kleeb.
She was born Nov. 16, 2012, at the Heartland Hospital in St Joseph, Mo. Estelle weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces.
Besides her parents, Estelle is also welcomed by grandparents Chuck and Debbie Kleeb, and Lois and Kenneth Sanders.